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a second language. jennifer mistrot shows us a new program in fremont that's getting kindergarteners speaking mandarin. [ mandarin ] >>> reporter: this is the second day of miss wang's kindergarten class. the kids are jazzed. they are learning the world's most spoken language. it's the first year of the fremont school district's mandarin immersion program. >> in a nutshell, they are going to learn the culture. they are going to learn the language. and they are going to be educated in all the same standards. >> reporter: same course work any other california kindergartener gets except they will spend 90% of their classroom time counting, singing and speaking chinese. these mini language wizards are chosen by lottery and come from classes throughout the district. the goal is to create bilingual citizens. >> we're mexican and italian and just very mixed american family so as far as her knowing mandarin or knowing chinese culture i thought that was something else just to expose her two. >> reporter: most of the kids have at least one chinese parent but english is still the first language
it. you have a 50/50 chance of being infected. jennifer isn't worried. so it wouldn't stop you? >> no. it wouldn't stop me, no. unless i had a big huge thing in my arm then i would stop. >> reporter: it's the only place in california where the japanese bubble snail is found. if you got the rash while swimming at crown beach, there is not a lot you can do about it. but wait a few days and it will be gone. at crown beach, don ford, cbs 5. >>> a new approach to helping struggling home owners, that's in two minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the agency is one of three in th s trying out >>> caltrain is experimenting with a new plan to cut down on suicides. the agency is one of three in the country trying out these new signs. they are on a 10-mile stretch between menlo park and mountain view. the difference with these signs is that the phone numbers do not spell out the words like help or suicide. >> it isn't necessarily easy to find the word help on a cell phone when it hasn't got the letters ton. >> the number and type of calls will be tracked. this will be the first time in the united st
, not require surgery. our dr. jennifer ashton will explain why the new procedures could make something like liposuction, for instance, obsolete. >> do crunches, i think. >> i think so. >>> first dramatic and emotional testimony in a connecticut courtroom as a doctor described how his wife and two daughters were murdered. cbs news correspondent betty nguyen is at the courthouse in new haven, connecticut with this story. betty, good morning. >> the prosecution's key witness, the lone survivor of the brutal crime, took the stand yesterday and in front of a captivated courtroom, he described what happened. it's the moment the community has waited more than three years to hear. the doctor william petit took the stand tuesday to testify against the man accused of killing his wife and daughters. petit told a hushed courtroom how two men force the their way into his home and tortured his wife, jennifer, and their daughters, hail yedz, 17 and mckay la, 11. a horrific ordeal describing bei being waken with a baseball bat and describing what they said. petit also told a jury how he was tied to a post
home owners jittery about some potential scams. jennifer mistrot about how neighbors can make sure that contractors spotted in the area are supposed to be there. >>> reporter: the residents of this san bruno neighborhood evacuated after last week's gas explosion are back in their homes. they have been greeted by signs, warning about contractor fraud. >> you know, when they first approached me, i was a little leary because they were anxious to get in and started cleaning. >> reporter: he lives near the blast site. he thinks his house sustained minimal damage. but inside reeks of smoke so everything needs to be washed from the walls right down to the dishes in his kitchen cupboard. it's a big job. >> i'm sort of consistently asking the policemen, hey, what are the rules and regulations of letting people in? because they are not letting a lot of people in. so since these restoration and cleaning folks have been let in, does that mean they're on the up and up? >> i was in the neighborhood today and -- >> reporter: pg&e wants to make sure all contractors working to restore this neighbor
zone. jennifer mistrot reports the company says it was dropped even though it sent spies out to catch a worker who was drawing complaints. >> these are all fresh cracks. new cracks in the stucco that be runs along the bottom of the house. >> scott bush man's fire damaged home is still standing even though he lives within pitching disanswer of the blast zone. an employee from contractor serve pro came by and did a walk-through of scott's house. >> and then he was going to schedule a cleaning for friday morning. he never showed up, never showed up, never showed up, probably about 2:00 i called and they said "we're no longer an authorized vendor for pg&e. >> reporter: it turns out pg&e has knocked the water and fire clean up specialists off its list of authorized contractors. after customers complained about who serve pro had knocking at their front door. >> we sent people out spying, you know, standing in back of trees, watching this guy. >> reporter: franchise owner clayton berry says the complaints stem from the action of one individual he brought into help out in the busy days after
images of jennifer hawk pettitte alive. this newly-released video ticks off the final moments of a horrific crime. pettitte withdraws $15,000, nervously explaining that she and her family being held hostage and the money is a ransom. the manager called 911. >> we have a lady in the bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. she is petrie if ied. all right pettitte got the money and left the bank at 9:22. >> they told us they wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the money. she believes them. >> reporter: at 9:26, police in unmarked cars to the pettitte house. officers are told to block off the street. almost 30 minutes later, 9:54, a badly injured william pettitte escapes to a neighbor's house and a second 911 call is made. >> i got bill pettitte here who's hurt, my neighbor. >> he's at your house? >> yes. he is right here. >> reporter: the suspects allegedly set the house on fire and attempt to flee in the pettitte's car. police tried to block the driveway causing the two vehicles to collide. the officers approached the car
cans to improve your stress and balance like our dr. jennifer ashton is demonstrating. we're going to talk to her ahead about what else you can do. >> also ahead this morning, it took years for society to slowly isolate or ban smokers from restaurants, right, and from airplanes. now it's sort of, you would never expect to see a smoker in there, right? some people are equating families with small children, misbehaving children, not our children, maggie. >> of course not. >> as the new smokers. the new sort of persona non grata would be the screaming child in a restaurant. a lot of people might agree with it. but should they be banned from public places or even from airplanes as some people have suggested. >> or have a separate section. >> that has been another theory. we're going to talk about that this morning with our dr. jennifer hartstein who is here with some tips for all of us to live a little more peacefully together. >> i see dave nod being emphatically. if they were banning your dog wally who you take everywhere would you be as excited about this? >> first of all, wally doe
the intruders took jennifer to a bank and forced her to withdraw thousands from her account. a bank teller called police but by the time they arrived, the two children and mother were dead. house burned to the ground. they tried to escape but crashed into a barricade. william petit, who barely made it alive, suffered severe injuries. at a memorial service days later, he spoke about the tragedy. >> i guess if there's anything to be gained from the senseless deaths of my beautiful family, it's for us to all go forward. >> reporter: over the last three years he has launched a craw sad to have both men convicted and executed for their crimes. fighting proposed bills to ban the death penalty in connecticut. dr. petit, the survivor, made his plea very public and the governor reportedly decided not to sign the bill because of this case. >> reporter: this this morning, charged with capital murder, kidnapping, sexual assault, burglary and arson, 47-year-old steven hayes will finally face justice. both accused killers will be tried separately and dr. petit is expected to testify against both of them
study that now says testing women in their 40s would reduce the risk of dying by 26%. dr. jennifer ashton will help us sort it out. >>> also ahead, what do lady gaga and the dall lay lla dall common? they're both on twitter along with about 100 million other people around the world. we'll have to twitter how-to lesson and show you why celebrities in particular love tweeting. >>> but first, we want to get the latest on that big storm all up and down the east coast today. dave price is in wilmington, north carolina. good morning, dave. >> good morning to you, maggie. this is what happens when you get 20 plus inches of rain over four or five days in a row. there's just nowhere for this water to go. and that's the big concern throughout north carolina and, indeed, up and down much of the mid atlantic states as we head through the next 24 hours. right now we broken all sorts of records. you can see the storm system combines the remnants of tropical storm nicole and low pressure system. as a result, a lot of moisture rolling up the eastern seaboard now severe weather is a tlit as well. t
of hollywoodlife.com and our medical corner dr. jennifer act shonn. bonnie, you, of course, covered the premiere. what were the reviews that you got from your reporter about michael douglas? >> he looked fantastic. i saw the pictures myself. he looked robust. he was strong. he didn't look in any way sick. the only thing is, he didn't talk much. he was protecting his voice. >> because, as we know, you know, they can lose their voice from all of the treatment, doctor, right? >> absolutely. it can affect your voice. it can cause hoarseness but the important thing is impact on his nutritional status because with any treatment radiation to the throat it not only kills cancer but it kills or damages the healthy tissue around there also. being able to swallow, being able to eat, being able to drink will all be impaired, and his nutrition will suffer, as anyone knows fighting a chronic illness you need good nutrition. that's going to be his major struggle. >> amazing that he turned out for this, considering what he's going through. >> he looked determined. he had said he wanted to walk the carpet. he's
, what do you think is the answer for dealing with distracted driving? jennifer says... "ther 't >> send your answers to mornings@cbs5.com. or you can post your answers on our facebook page. we're also on twitter. we'll share your responses. >>> overpaid and in jail. the new obstacle for city leaders in bell. >>> plus, it's three -- [overlapping speakers] >> and another morning that killers here at san quentin have the opportunity to be alive. we'll tell you the latest in the legal wrangling that is keeping albert brown alive this morning. coming up. >> all right. thanks, anne. plus, it's 3-d and no glasses are required. whether nintendo's new gaming device will be out in time for christmas. >>> love super mario brothers. all right. chp work it would go pretty big accidents right now in the east bay including one where traffic is backed up close to half a mile. we'll tell you where that is coming up. ,, ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] it's a universal gesture... ♪ a way of telling the world "you did it!"... without saying a word. introducing the mercedes-benz sls...amg. [ engine revs ] ♪
the musical now the film with jennifer hudson. how does this compare with those. pretty much the same because the film was -- it's about the songs, it's about the stars. it's a full on in your face stage show. it is playing for a limited run in san francisco. so this is the one to go to at the theater this weekend. >> last but by no means least my friends i want to tell you about the two festivals. first the millbrae art and wine festival saturday and sunday. lots of music, arguments, the beer tent, john. there will be the beer tent. >> they have art there? >> music, art, the beer tent! >> and wine, look at that. and then the other big steps, sausalito this weekend -- >> that's right. they have a big festival. >> one of the biggest art festivals in the country. >> starship played there. >> what are you doing this weekend? i will be at the sausalito art festival. i'm thinking about all the art. but the full list will be on cbs5.com. >> thank you. >>> all right. warm weather back in the bay area. people visiting the beaches and the parks. >> so our question of the day to you, what is your fav
they are in custody. their next court date is september 23. in san bruno, jennifer mistrot, cbs 5. >>> those devastated by the explosion are now sifting through the burned-out rubble. their homes, their treasured keepsakes, wiped out in a tragic instant. but while there is little left to salvage, anne makovec shows us from these ashes hope emerges. >> reporter: it's not worth saving but we did anyway. >>> reporter: the only decipherable items left over from their three-bedroom home now fit in this box. >> like there are baseball cards in here and so i don't know why we took this. but we did. or an old yearbook, something like that. >> reporter: one week after the gas explosion decimated their neighborhood, the family suited up in hazmat gear to sift through the rubble that was once their home on glenview drive. >> it's like --it's kind of like going to, i don't know, a cemetery. just everything was dead, you know? no life left to it. >> reporter: what was that life, -- what was that like, the digging through rubble? >> it kind of felt like, you know, i don't know, like you weren't going to a
of soda every day can tack on as much as 15 pounds in one year. our dr. jennifer ashton will be along with the results of a new study on which beverages are best and worse for your children. >>> every father's warning to his daughter's boyfriend, don't even think about it. well, one father in california may have taken that warning too farp. he's a police officer. he pretended to arrest a teen-aged boy who he believed had gone too far with his step-daughter and then decided to take action. we'll have that story, too. >> first, at 7:30, the latest on amanda knox currently serving 26 years in an italian prison for murdering her roommate. but this week, she'll be back in court fighting off the possibility of even more jail time on a different charge. we'll speak with her mother exclusively about this in just a moment. her mother, edda mellas, also faces jail time for the same charge but first our national correspondent jeff glor is here with the details. jeff, good morning. >> good morning to you. ten months after convicted of murder 23-year-old seattle native amanda knox will face an ita
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